Vaya que no han aprobado el tráfico de influencias

http://www.lahora.com.gt/index.php/opinion/opinion/columnas/167017-vaya-que-no-han-aprobado-el-trafico-de-influencias Vespertino La Hora Vaya que no han aprobado el tráfico de influencias LUNES 15 DE OCTUBRE DE 2012 11:56   Eso deben pensarel Ministro de Energía y Minas y los personeros de Gold Corp y parlamentarios canadienses que han logrado un fructífero cabildeo para que se haga un proyecto de ley de minería de acuerdo con sus intereses particulares. Recordarán los lectores de La Horaque publicamos … Continue reading

The long reach of Canada’s mining industry

The long reach of Canada’s mining industry http://canadians.org/media/council/2012/08-Oct-12.html   By Meera Karunananthan, Raul Burbano, Sakura Saunders and Jennifer Moore The Hill Times October 8, 2012 Major news stories recently provided a glimpse into the Harper government’s close ties with the mining industry. They hint at a cozy relationship that gives mining companies undue influence over … Continue reading

House essay: MPs, Senators travel for free but at what cost?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/09/22/pol-the-house-essay-mps-sponsored-travel-junkets.html?cmp=rss House essay: MPs, Senators travel for free but at what cost? By Evan Solomon, CBC News Posted: Sep 22, 2012 1:25 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 22, 2012 1:54 PM ET [Evan Solomon, host of CBC Radio’s The House, reflects on the rules surrounding ‘sponsored travel’ or travel junkets after five Canadian politicians accepted … Continue reading

MP’s junket ‘screams unethical behavior’

http://www.chroniclejournal.com/editorial/letters/2012-09-21/mp’s-junket-‘screams-unethical-behavior’ MP’s junket ‘screams unethical behavior’ Friday, September 21, 2012 Now that Bruce Hyer is an Independent MP, it appears he is taking a handout from mining company Goldcorp. MiningWatch Canada revealed that Hyer, with three other MPs and a Senator, took a trip to Guatemala, all expenses paid by Goldcorp, where they visited one … Continue reading

Questions raised over politicians’ trip to mine in Guatemala

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1260756–questions-raised-over-politicians-trip-to-mine-in-guatemala Questions raised over politicians’ trip to mine in Guatemala Published on Friday September 21, 2012 Kenyon Wallace Toronto Star A mining industry watchdog says Canada’s lobbyists should be forced to disclose more details about their interactions with politicians after four MPs and a senator went on a trip to Guatemala paid for by a … Continue reading

Goldcorp sponsored MP, senator trip to Guatemala mine

http://www.lobbymonitor.ca//2012/09/11/goldcorp-sponsored-mp-senator-trip-to-guatemala-mine/10879 Goldcorp sponsored MP, senator trip to Guatemala mine NEWS | MARK BURGESS PUBLISHED: TUESDAY, 09/11/2012 5:40 PM EDT LAST UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, 09/12/2012 9:04 AM EDT Mining company Goldcorp Inc. flew four members of Parliament and a senator to visit its Guatemalan mine and meet with government officials, a trip a mining watchdog said undermines … Continue reading

Canadian Parliamentarians meet with Guatemalan Legislators on Goldcorp’s Ticket

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2012 Canadian Parliamentarians meet with Guatemalan Legislators on Goldcorp’s Ticket (Ottawa) Records filed Monday confirm that four Canadian Members of Parliament and one Senator flew on Goldcorp’s tab to visit company operations in Guatemala and meet with legislators in charge of mines at the end of August. Don Boudria, a … Continue reading

Sí ven presión en visita de diputados canadienses

MINERÍA Sí ven presión en visita de diputados canadienses JUEVES 30 DE AGOSTO DE 2012 14:06 ACTUALIDAD Según Óscar Conde, del Colectivo Madreselva, el que diputados canadienses pidan una mejor ley de minería es un movimiento estratégico de las mineras, ya que esta delegación viene a favor de Goldcorp, lo cual es una presión que … Continue reading

Parlamentarios Canadienses irán a la Mina Marlin

http://www.s21.com.gt/pulso/2012/08/30/canadienses-iran-mina-marlin Siglo Veintiuno, 30 de agosto de 2012. Canadienses irán a la Mina Marlin Cuatro parlamentarios canadienses se encuentran de visita en el país para reunirse con empresarios de la Mina Marlin, que opera en el occidental municipio de San Miguel Ixtahuacán, San Marcos. Según el director ejecutivo de GoldCorp en Guatemala, Mario Marroquín, el objetivo de … Continue reading